1. NFL Fantasy Football: 9 Quarterbacks You Should Avoid Like the Plague

    Most fantasy football leagues—sane ones, that is—have no more than 12 teams. That means if everyone has one starting quarterback and one backup, the best 24 starting quarterbacks would be on everyone's roster...

    Dan P. Taylor Written by Dan P. Taylor about 2 years ago 1,663 reads 0 comments

  2. Washington Capitals: 5 Best Moves of George McPhee's Tenure as GM

    Whatever you do, don't mess with George McPhee . From a distance, McPhee might look like the shy, silent type. Not a chance...

    Dan P. Taylor Written by Dan P. Taylor about 2 years ago 1,844 reads 2 comments

  3. 5 Reasons Alex Ovechkin Is Guaranteed to Bounce Back for Capitals in 2012-13

    As Alex Ovechkin goes, so go the Washington Capitals. And with the 2012-13 season looming, a season where hockey arenas across the continent are likely to be filled with NBA games, ...

    Dan P. Taylor Written by Dan P. Taylor about 2 years ago 937 reads 18 comments

  4. NHL: Why Gary Bettman Is the Worst Commissioner in Sports History

    Oh, Gary Bettman . What a tenure you've had as NHL commissioner. The NHL is flying high, relatively speaking...

    Dan P. Taylor Written by Dan P. Taylor about over 2 years ago 6,613 reads 20 comments

  5. Did the Washington Capitals' Offseason Moves Help Their Stanley Cup Chances?

    Being a general manager is a tough job. You make all the seemingly right moves during the summer, as Capitals GM George McPhee did last year with the acquisition of playoff-heroes ...

    Dan P. Taylor Written by Dan P. Taylor about over 2 years ago 1,382 reads 4 comments

  6. Washington Capitals: Who Will Take the Reins in Net for the Caps?

    I'll be honest, it's hard to write about hockey right now. It's hard to get excited about rocking the red and Ovechkin bouncing back and who we should have traded and whether or ...

    Dan P. Taylor Written by Dan P. Taylor about over 2 years ago 1,048 reads 6 comments

  7. Washington Capitals: The 25 Greatest Moments of the Alexander Ovechkin Era

    When you endure year after year of crushing playoff disappointment, it's easy to forget those times when it has actually been pleasurable to be a Washington Capitals fan...

    Dan P. Taylor Written by Dan P. Taylor about over 2 years ago 1,252 reads 5 comments

  8. Washington Capitals: Grading the Team's Offseason Moves

    There is nothing more arbitrary than assigning letter grades to the various offseason moves of an NHL franchise. And yet, here I am, ready to feed the insatiable need for August hockey speculation and rankings...

    Dan P. Taylor Written by Dan P. Taylor about over 2 years ago 847 reads 6 comments

  9. Washington Capitals: Why Alex Ovechkin Needs a Bounce-Back Season

    Thanks a lot, Jaroslav Halak. Alexander Ovechkin 's numbers just ain't what they used to be. They're not bad—38 goals last year was good for fifth overall...

    Dan P. Taylor Written by Dan P. Taylor about over 2 years ago 577 reads 13 comments

  10. NHL Trades: 5 Reasons the Washington Capitals Shouldn't Deal Anyone

    It's easy to get antsy in these long summer months, especially in D.C. It's hot. It's humid. Any remnant of decent television left has been put on hold for two whole weeks by tape-delayed sports—and not even the good kind...

    Dan P. Taylor Written by Dan P. Taylor about over 2 years ago 1,209 reads 12 comments

  11. Washington Capitals: Why They Must Lock Up Both Their Young Goaltenders

    The great Tomas Vokoun experiment has officially ended with a whimper in Washington. Last year's World's Biggest Bargain has been picked up by the Pittsburgh Penguins to play second ...

    Dan P. Taylor Written by Dan P. Taylor about over 2 years ago 1,180 reads 5 comments

  12. Washington Capitals: Where's the Problem in DC, Ownership or GM?

    Well, these last few years haven't gone too well, have they? It's hard to believe that after the stratospheric rise of the Washington Capitals following the acquisition of Alexander ...

    Dan P. Taylor Written by Dan P. Taylor about over 2 years ago 1,378 reads 4 comments

  13. Why the Washington Capitals Needed to Re-Sign Mike Green to Make the Playoffs

    It's official. The Washington Capitals have shelled out $18.25 million for three years of Mr. Glass trying to skate past the blue line without shattering his pelvic bone...

    Dan P. Taylor Written by Dan P. Taylor about over 2 years ago 464 reads 1 comments

  14. Washington Capitals: 6 Reasons Adam Oates Is the Right Coach for the Team

    A few weeks ago, Adam Oates was officially named the new head coach of the Washington Capitals . Another former Caps player as coach? Fantastic...

    Dan P. Taylor Written by Dan P. Taylor about over 2 years ago 499 reads 0 comments

  15. Washington Redskins 2012: Have 'Skins Upgraded Enough to Compete in NFC East?

    No. Alright, perhaps the question requires a bit more thoughtful analysis. After all, the Washington Redskins landed Robert Griffin III in the 2012 NFL draft, a guy who has lit the fire in the 'Skins fanbase the moment his name hit the rumor mill...

    Dan P. Taylor Written by Dan P. Taylor about over 2 years ago 5,750 reads 106 comments

  16. 2012 Washington Redskins: How Dan Snyder Will Anger Fans This Year

    Despite a forgettable 16 games of exceptional mediocrity by his product on the field, Dan Snyder had yet another eventful season last year as owner of the Washington Redskins ...

    Dan P. Taylor Written by Dan P. Taylor about over 2 years ago 2,523 reads 28 comments

  17. Washington Capitals Better off with Dale Hunter Gone and an Offense-Focused Team

    Before the rear ends of Washington Capitals fans were returning to their seats after the team's Game 7 victory against the Boston Bruins just weeks ago, the talking heads and ...

    Dan P. Taylor Written by Dan P. Taylor about over 2 years ago 1,274 reads 11 comments